the cloud
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How Using Cloud Apps Could Jeopardize Your Data

The cloud is growing. More and more developers are choosing to build applications that are housed and accessed directly from the cloud, allowing companies to save precious space on their servers for the most important information — or even ditch their servers altogether. The cloud allows for increased collaboration between …

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Did You Know Mobile Malware Can Infect Your PC … and Vice Versa?

Most people are aware that computer viruses are bad news. We install antivirus software, update operating systems, download patches and do everything we can to avoid inadvertently downloading harmful code that can do everything from steal our passwords to gain access to our bank accounts to rendering the hard drive …

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SEAHORSE
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Share Family Travel Photos With SeaHorse App

We’re a huge fan of family travel here at Surf and Sunshine. One of the great things about traveling with your family, other than making the memories, is capturing them. However sharing them is a little harder. How many times does someone snap a photo and then immediately exclaim “Make sure …

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Must Have Tablet Accessories and Apps To Transition From Your PC

During last weeks #VZWBuzz Twitter chat the Verizon Team led us in a discussion about Tablets. What we use them for and what you need to know before you go all tablet. What first attracted consumers to tablets – their portability, versatility and ease of use are the same reasons a good …

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Just half of what goes in my carry-on when I travel.... + iPad, iPhone, Sony TX-10 Camera, E-Reader and Hot Sauce...
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What Does Life with Verizon FiOS Look Like?

I travel and work an insane amount for a “stay at home mom”. I joke that if lightening ever strikes my house it’s going to hit me because I’m always glued to some piece of electronic technology – phone, tablet, laptop, camera, TV. As a matter of fact, the last time I …

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LeapBand Activity Tracker
FamilyHealth and FitnessTech

4 Ways The LeapBand Activity Tracker Makes Fitness Fun

According to the CDC, approximately 17%  of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. That’s 12.7 million kids. There are numerous health risks associated with obesity at a young age including: increased risk of heart disease high blood pressure diabetes breathing problems trouble sleeping But what really kills me is …

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Verizon Voice Over LTE Coming Soon: What Does That Mean For You?

Wow! Verizon set to launch Voice-Over-LTE (also known as VoLTE) service nationwide. This is something all of the major carriers have been working toward but the fact that it’s coming to the nations largest 4G LTE network is cause for celebration.  What It Will Bring Verizon customers will enjoy some …

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Chevrolet 4G LTE WiFi
CarsTech

Wi-Fi Everywhere: 4G LTE Wi-Fi In Chevrolet Vehicles

I probably share this story far too often, but the first camping trip our family ever went on was a total disaster. It was the hottest day of the year, our two year old was in the middle of potty training and our friends had canceled. The last 5 hours …

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Two Questions To Answer Before Purchasing Your Next Smartphone

Purchasing a smartphone can be costly commitment and often times you’re locked in for one to two years. Which means just going with the ‘hottest phone on the market’ may not be the right decision for you. We discussed this and more during last weeks #VZWBuzz Twitter chat  led by Verizon …

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Health and FitnessTech

3 Free Fitness Apps To Keep Your Fitness Resolutions In Check

Today is Labor Day and technically the end of summer. This usually marks the point in fitness resolutions where you may get the urge to start slacking. The holidays and travel are fast approaching which means you can almost count on packing on at least 10 lbs by the end …

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